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Texas: U.S. state
Texas is a state in the South Central region of the United States. At 268,596 square miles (695,662 km2), and with more than 29.1 million residents in 2020, it is the second-largest U.S. state by both area and population. Texas shares borders with the states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south and southwest; and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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Texas Governor Abbott Says State Will Bus Migrants to Washington, DC [Video]

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Large tornadoes and storms hit parts of Texas [Video]

Large tornadoes and storms hit parts of Texas

Powerful storms and tornadoes ripped through parts of Texas on Monday and caused widespread damage, the National Weather Service said on Tuesday, March 22.

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A little white boy came storming over to the home of a Black family in Texas with a whip in hand and a beating in mind, it seems, and the whole thing was captured on video. This is wild ... the Ring..
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Country Star Mickey Gilley Dead at 86

Mickey Gilley -- a mega country star in the '70s and '80s -- has died ... this according to his own Texas community, which officially made the announcement. The singer and founder of the "world's..
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Charity shop find turns out to be ancient Roman bust probably taken from wartime Germany

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Kanye Sued By Pastor For Sampling Sermon in 'Come To Life' on 'Donda'

Kanye West is getting dragged to court over one of his songs on "Donda" ... because a pastor in Texas claims Yeezy sampled his sermon without his permission. Ye is being sued by Bishop David Paul..
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Bodybuilder Shot During Dispute Over Parking Spot, Incident Caught On Video

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Texas' oldest death row inmate executed over police officer killing in 1990

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Texas Death Row Inmate and Family Thankful for Kim Kardashian Support

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Texas woman charged with murder over 'self-induced abortion'

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NFL's Anthony Harris Takes Young Fan To Daddy-Daughter Dance After Father's Death

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Man charged with killing 18 women in Texas to go on trial

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TX Restaurant Manager Pressing Charges on Angry Soup Thrower

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'Our family is in shock': Kim Kardashian West 'heartbroken' after Travis Scott concert deaths

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Travis Scott concert: How do crowd surges happen and why are they deadly?

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Senator Ted Cruz accuses Sesame Street's Big Bird of spreading 'propaganda' after getting COVID-19 vaccine

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US woman accused of shooting and killing neighbour after bouncy castle was allegedly stolen

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'I could never imagine anything like this happening': Scott's video as police investigate concert deaths

'i could never imagine anything like this happening': scott's video as police investigate concert deaths
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